Summer Camps

In the summer we offer nature day camps for different age groups. Day campers spend their days exploring the habitats of Lake Iowa Park, trying out exciting outdoor activities, discovering nature, and having fun! Scroll down on this page for 2019 summer camp offerings.

Registration for 2019 Summer Day Camps will begin on Monday, April 8th at 2:00 pm.

To register your child(ren) for 2019 summer camps, scroll down this page to “Upcoming Events” and find the camp you would like to register for. Click the link and register at the top of the page (for an “attendee ticket”).

Online payment is not accepted at this time. Payment (cash or check) and filled out Health Form (see link below) must be received within 4 business days of online registration to guarantee a spot.

$10 per attendee per camp should be sent to:

Iowa County Conservation, ATTN: Mary Bulger, 2550 G Ave, Ladora, IA, 52251

Checks can be made payable to Iowa County Conservation Board.

Registration is limited to 12 participants per session. Each day camp costs $10 per session per attendee to help cover the cost of materials and snacks. A snack will be provided each day. Each camp meets at the shelter near Lake Iowa Nature Center.

Iowa County Conservation Health and Consent Form

 

 

 


  • Junior Naturalist Camp - Nature Art Topic
    June 13, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Campers will explore Lake Iowa Park to find inspiration and materials to make and take home their own nature art! . A snack will also be provided. Each camp will start at the shelter near Lake Iowa Nature Center, unless we have inclement weather then please meet at the nature center. Please dress appropriately to Read moreJunior Naturalist Camp (9-13 yrs old) Nature Art Topic


  • Herps Storytime (with adult)
    June 18, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Campers and an adult will learn about Herps (reptiles and amphibians) through a story, craft, and a fun game or activity. A snack will also be provided. Each camp will start at the shelter near Lake Iowa Nature Center, unless we have inclement weather then please meet at the nature center. Please dress appropriately to Read moreHerps Storytime (3-4 yrs old with adult)


  • Nestling Camp - Herps Topic
    June 20, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Campers will learn about Herps (reptiles and amphibians) through a story, craft, and a fun game or activity. A snack will also be provided. Each camp will start at the shelter near Lake Iowa Nature Center, unless we have inclement weather then please meet at the nature center. Please dress appropriately to be outdoors, apply Read moreNestling Camp (5-6 yrs old) – Herps Topic


  • Junior Naturalist Camp - Geocaching Topic
    June 27, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Campers will learn about the fun outdoor activity of geocaching.  They will learn how it to use a GPS unit to find many hidden geocaches in Lake Iowa Park. A snack will also be provided. Each camp will start at the shelter near Lake Iowa Nature Center, unless we have inclement weather then please meet Read moreJunior Naturalist Camp (9-13 yrs old) – Geocaching Topic


  • Fish Storytime (with adult)
    July 9, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Campers and an adult will learn about Fish thorough a fun activity, craft, and game.  A snack will also be provided. Each camp will start at the shelter near Lake Iowa Nature Center unless we have inclement weather, then meet at the nature center. Make sure campers dress appropriately to be outdoors, apply bug spay Read moreFish Storytime (3-4 yrs old with an adult)